3rd October 2022
Rare Association of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy with Acquired Bartter-Like Phenotype and Colonic Stricture
Takotsubo syndrome (TTS), also known as stress-related cardiomyopathy or apical ballooning, is a transient systolic and diastolic dysfunction that is often preceded by some physical or emotional triggers. First described in Japan in 1990, it is derived from a Japanese word meaning ‘octopus pot’.
26th September 2022
Umbilical Cord Haematoma and Uterine Torsion: Rare Pregnancy Complications at Tu Du Hospital in Vietnam and a Review of Literature
Abnormalities of the umbilical cord are very common in pregnancy. These include marginal insertion, velamentous cord insertion, umbilical cord true knot, umbilical torsion, and many more.
22nd September 2022
Changing Practices and the Impact of New Treatments in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care
A multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach is considered the gold standard for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The objectives of this webinar are to: Summarise key changes in MDT practice in the past and the lessons learned and benefits derived from these changes
22nd September 2022
Eosinophilic Pneumonia Due to Toxocariasis: A Rare Case Report in a Paediatric Patient and Literature Review
Human toxocariasis is a zoonosis caused by the larvae of Toxocara genus parasites. It is usually asymptomatic and self-limiting. However, due to either the direct action of parasites or by immunological mechanisms, it can affect several organs resulting in many clinical manifestations.
EMJ 7.3 2022
Welcome to our third issue of the EMJ flagship for 2023, which focuses on rare diseases. Our team attended the European Conference on Rare Diseases (ECRD) at the end of June, and we are delighted to bring you the highlights from the event. The ECRD saw patients, clinicians, policy makers, and other key stakeholders come together to enable innovation and help drive rare disease policies across Europe.